Canvassers Monday - The Woonsocket Board of Canvassers meets today at City Hall, 169 Main St. at 4 p.m. On their agenda is the appointment of poll workers for the Oct. 8 City Primary.
Candidates Night Tuesday - MyWoonsocket.com and 1380 WNRI are co-sponsoring a Meet The Candidates forum on Sept. 24, 7 p.m., at Chan's, where Woonsocket voters will consider candidates in the Woonsocket mayoral and City Council primary on Oct. 8 and the election on Nov. 5.
Lorraine Corey and Roger Bouchard will moderate the event, Jeff Gamache will moderate and Bill Bryda will be the timekeeper. The format: One question — the same question — will be asked of the incumbent City Council candidates. One different question will be asked of the new candidates by the monderator.
Mayoral candidates will each ask a question of opposing candidates on two separate rounds.
Homeless Fundraiser Thursday - Family Resource's presents "25th Anniversary Event" , a fundraiser to benefit the Woonsocket Homeless Shelter. The event will feature Music by Mr. Whodo- a great local folk band as well as hot & cold appetizers. Event is from 5:30-7:30, doors open at 5 p.m.Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets contact Wendy Pires at email@example.com or visit FRCA at 245 Main St.
Adopt-A-Family Signups - Application sessions are held at Family Resources Community Action, 55 Main St., Tuesdays from 2:30-4:30 pm, Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30 am, and Thursdays from 4-7 pm.
Low-income families with children born between Jan. 1, 2001 and time of application who live in Woonsocket are invited to apply. Applications are not accepted from families living outside of Woonsocket.
Help Build a Playground Saturday - Join the Bernon Heights PTO for a community playground build Saturday. Volunteers are needed for:
- Assembling play equipment
-Laying down mulch
- Assisting with the children’s activities
- Organizing food and drinks
Email Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org and let her know what you’d like to help with during the build.
Landmark informational meeting - The RI Attorney General's office is hosting an informational public hearing Sept. 30 at Woonsocket High School, 777 Cass Ave., from 4 to 7 p.m. about the bid by Prime Healthcare to convert Landmark Medical Center into a for-profit hospital. You may also submit written comments about plans for the hospital before Oct. 7 to:
Jodi Bourque, Health Care Advocate,
Department of Attorney General, 150 South Main St., Providence, RI 02903
Michael Dexter, Chief,
Office of Health Systems Development, Department of Health, Three Capitol Hill, Room 410, Providence, RI 02908.